Man of Steel / Scathing review time with swearing™
I just wanted it to end.
What happened? Christopher Nolan is a gifted writer who is good at crafting stories with complexity and layers (e.g. Memento, Inception, etc.). Unfortunately, the execution was lacking. Nolan came up with the story but didn’t write the screenplay. There are lines in the movie that just don’t live up to the standard of Nolan’s prior… Continue reading
What’s the Deal with the Man of Steel?
As mentioned in a previous column of mine, this weekend saw the release of one of the bigger blockbusters of the year – Man of Steel. Ultimately, I can’t say I didn’t enjoy it. But, there were definitely some serious flaws in it. Before I get into those, here’s your obligatory SPOILER warning. I’m going to be covering some big plot points from here on out, so stop now if… Continue reading
The Dark Future Of Star Wars
In the last few months we have learned that there will be more Star Wars movies, and that the first one will be directed by Mr. J. J. Abrams. We know that these ones will take place after the original trilogy, and that it will be the first of many. I’m pretty sure Disney has said that they would like to put out at least one a year. That’s all… Continue reading
Mud (the movie, not multi-user dungeons)
This movie is something special.
It’s about a boy (Ellis) and his best friend (Neckbone) looking for adventure. They visit an island looking for an abandoned boat, only to find somebody living in it. Who is the stranger and is he some kind of dangerous hobo?
They… Continue reading
Now You See Me: A bad movie
Graffiti. It’s supposed to make this movie cooler.
Now You See Me is a movie about magic. Mostly it’s about special effects magic. The use of visual effects in this movie is pretty unnecessary and makes it hard to believe that any of the magic in this movie is real.
The plot is insane… Continue reading
Blockbuster Season Has Just Begun
It’s already June and it feels like the biggest movies of the Summer have already come and gone. I was pretty excited for Iron Man 3. The Great Gatsby was a lot of fun. I could not contain my excitement over the prospect of new Star Trek. All three have now been seen and it feels like I have to wait twelve months before another hugely anticipated movie comes out… Continue reading
Star Trek: Into Darkness
It’s shaped like the Starfleet insignia omg…!
Star Trek: Into Darkness is like the action flick version of the Star Trek franchise. It doesn’t have much in the way of profound themes or social commentary that you might typically find in sci-fi movies. Them phasers are set to fun.
Because I have never watched all of… Continue reading
Jury duty. That’s where I am writing to you from. I’m stuck in a room with about 100 people waiting. I spent all day yesterday reading, writing and playing Star Wars Angry Birds. When it’s put like that it doesn’t sound so bad. But, trust me, it’s bad.
I feel like I have to be constantly ready to get up and go to a trial, even though not a… Continue reading
Why don’t McDonald’s hamburgers rot?
Will it rot? Apparently not.
The truth is a little more complicated. McDonald’s food spoils in the same way as other food.
Storing food in a bag can trap enough moisture to promote the growth of mold.
If there isn’t enough water on the surface of the… Continue reading